We have a duty of care to ensure all of our children are safe.
In school we do this by making sure that everyone who comes into the building is suitable for working with children. We also work hard to minimise risk in the grounds and building.
If we have concerns about the safety of any children, we follow the procedures outlined in our Child Protection Policy. Parents are welcome to read this policy on this website. It outlines how we deal with any issues when we think children may not be safe, including how we would act if we felt children were not safe at home.
All concerns are recorded and handed to a Designated Safeguarding Lead (DSL) and the Designated Safeguarding Team.
Our school's Child Protection Policy can be found by clicking here.
The Designated Safeguarding Team at St John’s CE Primary are:
As a team we decide how to deal with a concern. This would usually involve speaking to parents or people from other agencies such as health or social care.
If we feel a child is at risk of harm we would usually discuss this with parents. We then have a duty of care to report our concerns to the assessment team at Bradford Safeguarding Children’s Board.
They can be contacted on 01274 437500 or at their website.
If you have any questions or concerns about safeguarding, please speak to one of the Designated Safeguarding Team.
The BDAT Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy can be found on their website by clicking here.
NSPCC Child Line
The NSPCC regularly visit our school to help provide our children and staff with the knowledge and confidence to speak up when they know they themselves are at risk or they think someone else is.
Child Line can be contacted on 0800 1111.
Have a listen below to a recording from BCB radio made when the NSPCC last visited our school.